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Lynn and Fakenham Railway

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c.1878 Company formed[1]

Line promoted by Wilkinson and Jarvis

1880 Contract let to Wilkinson and Jarvis for the extensions from Fakenham to Norwich, and to Holt and Blakeney.

1881 The Eastern and Midlands Railway was formed as the amalgamation of all the Wilkinson and Jarvis lines in Norfolk.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times , Oct. 7, 1878
  • The Times Oct. 12, 1880